José Marques — As Paredes em liberdade 1974

700,00 kr.

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Editorial Teorema / lobo mau, 1974. Small landscape format 8vo in wraps as issued (195 mm x 137 mm). 148 pages with photographs by José Marques. Cover, mainly front (see photos) discolored but inside its clean and bright and overall in very good condition.

First edition

A revolution took place in Portugal. We can date this precisely: between 25 April 1974 and 25 November 1975. The revolution was the most profound to have taken place in Europe since the Second World War. During those 19 months, hundreds of thousands of workers went on strike, hundreds of workplaces were occupied sometimes for months and perhaps almost 3 million people took part in demonstrations, occupations and commissions. This social explosion created a cultural brew that was reflected immediately in many sectors: books, music, plays, comic strips, painting and photography

During the first strikes in May and June 1974, José Marques wandered around Lisbon with a camera in his hand capturing the ‘graffiti’ on the walls “As Jean Claude Gautrand and Günes Karabada in France during mai 68, José Marques was interested in the social movement of his country. José Marques unlike for the other two, was more focused on slogans and graffiti. Between May and June 1974, in Lisbon, he devoted himself to picturing theses as “They remain there with their lyricism, their aggressiveness, their hope, their naivety, their hatred, their humour, their revolutionary firmness”. This album portrays, “a living reflection of our political consciousness, of our non-conformism, of our yearning for freedom in the midst of oppression

José Marques — As Paredes em liberdade 1974

700,00 kr.

In stock